Indiana has gaming for money roots as far as 1988, so this is a relatively new state when it comes to gaming. Indiana is ranked 16th as far as population with six million within the state in total. For land, the state is ranked all the way at 38th with just 36,000 square miles of space. Indiana was the 19th state to join the union of fifty! Players within this state can play games for money at either 18 or 21 depending on which gaming type they are interested in.
Type of Gambling Found in Indiana
In the 1800’s pari-mutuel betting was introduced to the United States. Since it is the oldest form of gaming around, it is one of the most popular. Players love the sport because they can go out for a full day, get some excitement mixed with some thrill and live action. Players can place bets at the racetracks once they are 18 or over. Some of the racetracks within the state were opened in 2004, which means they are fairly new. Indiana has ten riverboats as permitted by law. The riverboats are a form of gaming where players will board a ship, sail out to international waters and they will play. Aboard, you may have special dinner or lunch features. Ships typically sail out several times per day on the weekends, some ships stay out all day for longer cruises. The river boat casinos require players to be at least 21 before hopping aboard.